Director of Development (Student Affairs)

North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 22, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Director of Development (Student Affairs)

North Carolina Central University

Closing Date: at 11:55 PM

Primary Purpose of Position:
The Director of Development will manage a portfolio to identify, qualify, cultivate and steward potential major gift donors with a focus on increasing the pipeline of major gift ($25,000 and above) prospects and private support for the Division of Student Affairs. This position will partner with the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Development, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Student Affairs division leaders, student organizations, staff, and parents to support the Division of Student Affairs philanthropic priorities, and will have regular formal strategy meetings with the Vice Chancellor and Assistant VC. Metrics for this position will be based on documented meaningful engagement with qualified prospects, proposals, and secured gifts based on fiscal year fundraising goals. This position reports to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Development in collaboration with the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.

Minimum Education/Experience:
A Bachelor’s degree with Five to Seven (5 to 7) years of experience in major gift fundraising with a solid track record of securing major gifts, or related and transferable experience from corporate, community or philanthropic organizations.
The use of Raiser’s Edge for all documentation of fundraising activity, proposals, and secured gifts is required.
Travel required including some overnights and weekends.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Candidate must demonstrate the ability to design and implement effective cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to speak credibly about higher education and the aspirations of the University and the Division of Student Affairs.
Ability to work in a system that emphasizes measurable objectives, including goals and metrics for major gift activity and dollars raised.
Proficiency in Outlook, Excel, Word.
Experience using Raiser’s Edge or other Advancement databases.
Ability to work with diverse constituents while multi-tasking priorities.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.